Cannabis Wellness for Baby Boomers: Stories and Tips from Shelley in Michigan
Shelley is a 64-year-old baby boomer who joins Steve of The Cannabis Wellness Group and Grandma and Gummies podcast to talk about the safe and effective use of cannabis. She shares that she experimented with smoking cannabis in the past, but has recently learned about the benefits of using topical treatments, gummies, and tablets as a form of medicinal cannabis. She talks about the differences between THC and CBD, the two major components of the cannabis plant, and how the two can be combined for a balanced experience. She’s got spirit and adventure in her, and you’ll enjoy listening to this episode of Grandma and Her Gummies.
Go to the key educational sections:
- 02:29 Cannabis for pain relief.
- 08:27 Start low, go slow.
- 13:18 Cannabis helps with balance.
- 20:26 Trust the science and try it.
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Cannabis Wellness for Baby Boomers: Stories and Tips from Shelley in Michigan
Shelley is a 64-year-old baby boomer who joins Steve of the Grandma and her Gummies podcast to talk about safe and effective use of cannabis. She shares that she experimented with smoking cannabis in the past but has recently learned about the benefits of using topical treatments, gummies, and tablets as a form of medicinal cannabis. She talks about the differences between THC and CBD, the two major components of the cannabis plant, and how the two can be combined for a balanced experience and a better quality of life.
Cannabis: Fun and Medicinal
Cannabis has long been known as a recreational drug, but in recent years, it has become much more than that. It has become a powerful medicinal tool that can be used to treat a wide range of ailments. In this essay, we will discuss the fun and medicinal aspects of cannabis and how it can be used to improve overall health and wellbeing.
When it comes to fun, cannabis can be used in a variety of ways. From smoking or vaping to ingesting edibles, there are many ways to enjoy the effects of cannabis. However, it’s important to remember that the effects of cannabis can vary from person to person, so it’s important to start with a low dose and work your way up until you find the right amount for you.
When it comes to medicinal uses, cannabis has been found to be effective in treating a variety of conditions. It has been used to treat chronic pain, anxiety, depression, and even some forms of cancer. It has also been found to be effective in reducing inflammation, which can help with a variety of conditions such as arthritis and irritable bowel syndrome.
Cannabis is made up of two main compounds, THC and CBD. THC is the compound that is responsible for the psychoactive effects of cannabis, while CBD is the compound that is responsible for the medicinal effects. While THC can be used for fun, it is important to remember that it can also be too strong and cause paranoia if taken in too high of a dose. CBD, on the other hand, is the health component that is responsible for the medicinal effects of cannabis. It can be used to treat a variety of conditions, from inflammation to anxiety and depression.
Start low, go slow.
When it comes to using cannabis, it is important to remember the mantra “start low, go slow”. This means that it is best to start with a low dose, especially with THC, and gradually increase the amount until you find the right amount for you. A good place to start might be 2.5mg per dose or per serving. This is especially important for those who are new to cannabis or those who are using it for medicinal purposes. By starting low and going slow, you can avoid the potential risks of taking too much and ensure that you get the most out of your cannabis experience.
The key to finding the right dose is to experiment and find what works best for you. Everyone’s body is different and will respond differently to cannabis. It is important to listen to your body and adjust your dose accordingly. For example, if you find that a certain dose is too much, you can reduce the amount and try again.
“I dialed it back and, instead of taking three tablets, I went back down to two and then I ended up with just taking one. And not only did it help me with my pain and anxiety before surgery and physical therapy afterwards, but it helped my sleep.” Shelley from Michigan.
In addition to starting low and going slow, it is important to educate yourself about cannabis and its effects. It is important to understand the potential risks and benefits of using cannabis and to make sure that you are using it in a safe and responsible way. This includes understanding the laws in your area and making sure that you are following them. It is also important to be aware of the potential side effects of cannabis and to talk to your doctor if you have any concerns.
Cannabis is a blessing.
Cannabis is a blessing. It is a natural plant with many medicinal properties that can help improve people’s quality of life. It can help reduce pain, reduce inflammation, and help with stress and anxiety. It can also help with balance, providing relief from both physical and mental stress.
The endocannabinoid system plays a key role in the effects of cannabis. This system helps to create balance in the body, helping to reduce stress and anxiety and providing relief from pain. It also helps to regulate the reward system, providing a feeling of euphoria and relaxation.
Cannabis is also much safer than other medications and it does not have the same side effects as it is more natural coming from a plant source. Cannabis can also be used in the form of topicals, such as creams and salves, which can provide relief from muscle and joint pain. These topicals can be used for a few hours at a time and are much safer than other forms of medication.
Cannabis is a blessing. With proper use, it can be a powerful tool for improving one’s quality of life.
Trust the science of cannabis.
Unfortunately, many people are still wary of the potential benefits of cannabis. This is because there is still a stigma attached to it and many people are not educated on the science behind it. However, this is slowly changing as more and more research is being done into the therapeutic effects of cannabis. The fact that the FDA has approved a cannabis drug for a rare form of epilepsy is a testament to the power of cannabis and its potential for helping people.
Shelley shares her experience of using cannabis before and after surgery. She reported that her pain level was a 10 before she started using cannabis, but after taking a tablet of cannabis oil, her pain level was reduced to a two or three. After her surgery, her pain level was further reduced to a one when she took the tablet. This goes to show that cannabis can be a powerful tool for reducing pain and inflammation.
It is important to remember that cannabis is still a drug and should be used responsibly. It is important to understand the science behind it and to trust the science when deciding to use cannabis. It is also important to talk to a doctor or healthcare provider before using cannabis, as they can provide guidance on the best way to use it.
Cannabis is a powerful tool that can be used for both fun and medicinal purposes. It is important to remember to start with a low dose and work your way up until you find the right amount for you. It is also important to be aware of the difference between THC and CBD and how they can be used in different ways. With the right knowledge and understanding, cannabis can be a powerful tool to improve overall health and wellbeing.
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